There is a hotel in Abuja where young ladies are camped for commercial sex and drugs sold.
At least four persons including three ladies have been arrested at JAT Suites located at 30 Lobito Crescent, Wuse 2 when it was raided by the Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA on Wednesday September 22, 2021 where some quantity of Rohynol and paraphernalia were recovered.
A statememt signed by the Agency’s Spokesperson, Femi Babafemi said investigations reveal that the hotel is operated without requisite approvals in a high profile neighborhood and patronised by call girls while the bar serves as the spot to smoke and sell drugs to the young girls and their customers.
According to the statement, the Chairman/Chief Executive of NDLEA, Brig. Gen. Mohamed Buba Marwa (Retd) has directed the FCT Command and the Directorate of Assets and Financial Investigations of the Agency to do all within the law to ensure the property is forfeited to the federal government to serve as deterrence to others who allow their premises to be used for drug dealing.
In another development, one Ms. Ozigbo Nneka has been arrested at NAHCO Export Shed of the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, MMIA, Lagos while trying to export packs of codeine tablets weighing 15.15kg to the United Kingdom last Wednesday.
A day earlier, Tuesday 21st September, narcotic officers at the airport also arrested one Nwajindo Emmanuel during inward clearance of Ethiopian Airline passengers at the E-arrival hall. Some bottles of codeine weighing 5.65kg were recovered from him.
Also at the airport, a total of 150.30kg of khat was seized on Monday 20th September after six weeks of placing the consignment, which arrived SAHCO shed on August 2, via Kenyan Airways cargo flight, on surveillance.
Also, two female part one students of Edo State Polytechnic, Uzen, Babalola Modupe Angel, 19, and Esekhagbe Sonia, 20, were arrested on Thursday 23rd September, with 21 wraps of skunk, while another lady, Chioma Okocha, 25, was arrested the following day Friday 24th September when she tried to deliver 200grams of Crack Cocaine to a customer at an eatery in Benin.
Earlier same day, men of the Irrua Area Command of the Agency working on actionable intelligence evacuated 10 bags of cannabis sativa weighing 135kg in Amahor bush in Igueben area. The exhibits were stored ready for transportation to other parts of the country.